TEC108: Fleeceware are apps that trick you into spending a lot more money on them than you wanted and Dom, Joanne, and Fr. Cory discuss how to identify these apps and how to avoid them. Plus VR for seniors improves their lives, Amazon’s biometric consent, and movies back in theatres next year.
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Links for this episode:
- MAMEDEV.org | Home of The MAME Project
- How to Tell If You’re Being Scammed By Fleeceware Apps
- Grandmother shocked by $1,400 in video games charges on her credit card that won’t be refunded | CTV News
- Virtual Reality Brings Joy to People in Assisted-Living Facilities | WSJ (Paywall)
- Amazon Delivery Drivers Forced to Sign ‘Biometric Consent’ Form or Lose Job
- Warner Bros. will return to theatrical releases in 2022, ending its HBO Max experiment – The Verge
Picks of the Week:
- Joanne: HyperJuice Stackable GaN Charger (65W & 100W USB-C) by HYPER by Sanho Corporation — Kickstarter
- Fr. Cory: MemTest86
- Dom: Mountain for macOS
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